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Church History Library

The collections of the Church History Library contain materials chronicling the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from its beginning in 1830 to the present day. The collections contain manuscripts, books, Church records, photographs, oral histories, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, and audiovisual materials. The staff creates and maintains catalogs and indexes for accessing this wide variety of information.



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LDS Church Magazines
LDS Church Magazines
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5,466
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1.9M
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Periodicals from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
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2,601
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553,571
VIEWS
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The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star was the official publication of the Church in the BRITISH ISLES from 1840 to 1970. Parley P. Pratt, an APOSTLE of the Church and the first editor of the periodical, outlined its purpose in its first issue, May, 1840, "The Millennial Star will stand aloof from the common political and commercial news of the day. Its columns will be devoted to the spread of the fulness of the gospel- the restoration of the ancient principles of Christianity-the...
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German, Scandinavian and Dutch Periodicals from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Der Stern
Der Stern
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2,489
ITEMS
696,451
VIEWS
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International German Periodical from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. First published in January of 1869 in Zurich. Became an international Magazine in 1967. Name changed to Liahona in January 2000. German title: Der Stern. Eine Monatschrift zur Verbreitung der Wahrheit. Flake, C. J. Mormon bibliography, 08442 Replaced Die Reform (1862-1864) General Conference Issues News of the Church (Nachrichten der Kirche)
Conference Reports
Conference Reports
collection
312
ITEMS
317,361
VIEWS
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Conference Reports of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. &nbsp Since 1899, the Church has published official reports of its annual (April) and semiannual (October) General Conferences, commonly called Conference Reports. In the past, these reports were distributed in booklet form only to Church leaders (bishoprics and higher), Church employees, and libraries. Currently, they are only produced for historical and administrative purposes. The conference report for the Church's...
Topic: Conference Reports of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Skandinaviens Stjerne
Skandinaviens Stjerne
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3,135
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678,973
VIEWS
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Scandinavian Star Periodical for the Scandinavian and Danish Mission from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. First published in October of 1851 in Copenhagen. Became an international Magazine in 1967. Title varies: Skandinaviens stjerne, V. 1 (1851)- V. 105 (1956); Den Danske stjerne, V. 106 (1957)- V. 133 (1984); Stjernen, V. 134 (1985)- V. 147 (1998). Name changed to Liahona in January 2000. Danish title: Skandinaviens Stjerne. Organ for den danske og Norske Mission af Jesu...
De Ster
De Ster
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1,783
ITEMS
696,643
VIEWS
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International Dutch Periodical from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. First published in June of 1896 in the Netherlands. Became an international Magazine in 1967. Name changed to Liahona in January 2000. Dutch title: De Ster. Maandelijksch Tijdshrift van de Heiligen der laatste Dagen. Flake, C. J. Mormon bibliography, 08440 General Conference Issues
The Improvement Era
The Improvement Era
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879
ITEMS
634,128
VIEWS
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The Improvement Era (1897-1970) was the official arm of the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association. It followed the CONTRIBUTOR MAGAZINE (1879-1896). Joined officially to the YMMIA, the Era immediately became the premier adult periodical of the Church through its General Authority sponsorship and its focus on theology, history, contemporary affairs, and life in the Church.
The Juvenile Instructor
The Juvenile Instructor
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1,283
ITEMS
318,645
VIEWS
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JUVENILE INSTRUCTOR The Juvenile Instructor began publication in January 1866 and was the first children's magazine published between the Mississippi River and the West Coast of the United States. Its first issue identified its primary audience as the children of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and its purpose was to help prepare them for future responsibilities. It was originally published as a 10 1/2 by ­15 1/2 inch four-page, three-column, semimonthly publication. The...
The Instructor
The Instructor
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494
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212,454
VIEWS
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The Instructor was originally published as JUVENILE INSTRUCTOR , from 1866 to 1929. At first a children's magazine, it became the official publication of the SUNDAY SCHOOL of the Church in January 1901. As its pages gradually filled with articles on teaching methods and gospel subjects to be used by the several Church AUXILIARY ORGANIZATIONS, especially the Sunday School, its name was changed to The Instructor in November 1929, better to reflect its content. The Presidents of the Church were...
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Contributor
The Contributor
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204
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63,429
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The Contributor (1879- 1896) proposed "to represent the Mutual Improvement Associations, and to furnish a publication of peculiar interest to their members and to the mature youth of our people". Purchased by the Cannon Publishing Company in 1892, Abraham H. Cannon became the editor and publisher. Cannon died suddenly in July 1896, and the Contributor ceased publication with the October issue. In November 1897 the general board of the YMMIA launched an official magazine, the...
The Juvenile Instructor
by George Quayle Cannon 1827 – 1901; Deseret Sunday School Union (1872-1971)
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64 v. : ill., ports. ; 23-31 cm
Topics: Deseret Sunday School Union (1872-1971) -- Periodicals, Church periodicals
Church History Library
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3 v. 25 cm.
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The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
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304 nos. (iv, 351 p.) 11 cm.
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The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
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Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
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v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
De Ster
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, General Conference
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
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v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
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Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
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2 v. 22 cm.
Topic: Church periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
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Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
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v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church
De Ster
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
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v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church, genealogy
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
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v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church, genealogy
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
De Ster
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
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v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church, genealogy
Der Stern
by German Mission
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v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
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v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
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Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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45 v.: ill., ports.; 25-28 cm
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
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v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church, genealogy
Church History Library
by Richards, LeGrand 1886-1983
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xviii, 454 p.
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
187 nos. (159 p.) 14 cm.
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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4 v. 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, Korean
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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3 v. 28 cm
Topics: Church Periodicals, Chinese
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals